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Two opera spec­tac­u­lars, a vir­tu­oso vi­o­lin­ist, con­tem­po­rary dance and all the fun of the fair pro­vide plenty of va­ri­ety for a busy fes­tive sea­son

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Op­eras, con­tem­po­rary dance and a vir­tu­oso vi­o­lin­ist share a busy cal­en­dar

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De­tour The 10-day arts and de­sign fes­ti­val fea­tures more than 40 pop-up ex­hi­bi­tions and work­shops show­cas­ing the most in­no­va­tive ideas from around the world. At PMQ un­til De­cem­ber 6. de­tour.hk

5 caval­le­ria rus­ti­cana & pagli­acci The Met: Live in HD presents screen­ings of the Met­ro­pol­i­tan Opera’s first new pro­duc­tion in 45 years of the en­dur­ingly pop­u­lar dou­ble bill. At HKAPA Bethanie un­til De­cem­ber 6. hk­tick­et­ing.com.hk

Il Trova­tore Mu­sica Viva presents Giuseppe Verdi’s four-act opera with an in­ter­na­tional cast sup­ported by the Opera So­ci­ety of Hong Kong Cho­rus and the Hong Kong Vir­tu­osi cham­ber orchestra. At City Hall un­til De­cem­ber 13. urbtix.hk

The Moon’s a Bal­loon Aus­tralia’s Patch The­atre ex­plores the hearts and minds of chil­dren in a vis­ual per­for­mance that uses bal­loons to cre­ate imag­i­nary worlds. At the Sai Wan Ho Civic Cen­tre un­til De­cem­ber 13. urbtix.hk

17 The Boy with Tape on his Face New Zealand comic Sam Wills’ one-man show draws on mime, magic, pup­petry and Motown to cre­ate a hi­lar­i­ous world of pos­si­bil­i­ties with­out a word. At the Cen­tral Har­bourfront un­til De­cem­ber 19. ud­der­belly.asia

18 The Great euro­pean car­ni­val The fes­tive ex­trav­a­ganza re­turns with two months of fun for the whole fam­ily fea­tur­ing live en­ter­tain­ment and thrilling rides. At the Cen­tral Har­bourfront un­til Fe­bru­ary 21. tgec.asia

Danc­ing seoul To soul The Hong Kong Dance Com­pany per­forms con­tem­po­rary pieces in col­lab­o­ra­tion with South Korean chore­og­ra­phers Ryu Seok-hun, Lee Yunkyung and Yun Min-suk. At the She­ung Wan Civic Cen­tre un­til De­cem­ber 20. urbtix.hk

MAXIM vengerov The Is­raeli vi­o­lin­ist per­forms the Chi­nese clas­sic But­ter­fly Lovers with the Hong Kong Phil­har­monic un­der the ba­ton of prin­ci­pal guest con­duc­tor Yu Long. Also on the pro­gramme are Chen Qi­gang’s com­po­si­tion In­stants d’un Opéra Pékin and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No 6, Pathé­tique. At the Cul­tural Cen­tre un­til De­cem­ber 19. hkphil.org

Gob­s­macked! World-class per­form­ers de­liver a show that em­braces all forms of a cap­pella with its mix of clas­sic and con­tem­po­rary hits. At the Cen­tral Har­bourfront un­til Jan­uary 6. ud­der­belly.asia

30 id Cirque Éloize blends cir­cus acts and ur­ban dance in a spec­tac­u­lar show set in a pub­lic space where peo­ple seek refuge to forge an iden­tity. At the Cul­tural Cen­tre un­til Jan­uary 3. urbtix.hk

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